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Thinking outside the box: New models for going green

It seems that every week brings us news of a new model for going green. 

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Los Angeles (finally) Embraces Solar with Feed In Tariff

Despite California’s great reputation for supporting the development of renewable energy, Los Angeles has long stood as the anomaly in a green powered state. Less than 0.5% of LA’s power mix comes from solar and Los Angeles has far less … Continue reading

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DC: Capital of renewable power

Washington, D.C. can already be considered a national leader in sustainability. The city has tripled its use of renewable energy since 2004, and boasts the nation’s 2nd highest percentage of jobs in green goods and services. The attractive mass transit … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh trades steel for sustainability

The Phipps Conservatory Credit: Alexander Denmarsh via Forbes.com This post was originally published in Developing Green Communites. Several years ago the Steel City- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania- committed to be one of the most sustainable cities in America. Since then, they have … Continue reading

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